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worthiy of the real discussion that america deserves one where we lower our voices listen to one another and talk with differences that really exist. >> now, a gop leader says there should be a bipartisan solution to reform and the republican radio and internet address, senator orrin hatch agreed that every citizen should have affordable and quality health care and adds americans should disagree respectfully. >> nearly 85% of americans have coverage. and they are really worried about what reform means for them, especially our seniors. and these concerns are moving from kitchen table conversations to town hall discussions. i am disappointed about the attempts to characterize the behavior of americans expressing their concerns as "un-american." although i vongly encourage the use of respectful debate in these town halls we should not be stifling these discussions. there is nothing un-american about disagreements. in fact, our great nation was founded on speak our minds. families are voicing their concerns because they feel like they are not being heard in washington and i'm here to tell yo
's the tradition of america. this country wasn't built just by griping and complaining. it was built by hard workers and taking risks. and that's what we have to do today. >> now, i have spoken to some owners of rv dealerships here and spoken to the local mayor and what they say is that things are actually getting better. they say that the stimulus has helped a bit. about $14 million already pumped in from the federal government to this area. and now 19% now dip down around 16%, so it has got analytal better but, obviously, far worse than the national average of 19.5% and that's why you have republicans back in washington saying the stimulus has helped on the margins, but has not provided the jolt to the economy that the president really promised, chuck. >> the rv industry so sensitive, gas prices, too, you have to imagine that. talk about health care. how is the president keeping the momentum for reform when congress is taking a month off? >> good question, we'll see a lot of him on the road, not just here in indiana, but a swing out west, as well. all about the president trying to recaptur
to be heard and have a right to be heard, that they're not really representative of america, in my opinion. we have to be careful here not to let those town heatings dominate the scene and influence what we do on health policy. >> it looks like the obama administration may be ready to drop a key component of the proposal. that's a public insurance option. kathleen sebelius said the option is not essential to the proposed plan. >> the president continues to believe that it's good to have consumer choice. let people choose an option in the new marketplace. he continues to be very supportive of some options for consumers. what we don't know is exactly what the senate finance committee is likely to come up with. they've been more focused on a co-op, not for profit co-op as a competitor, as opposed to a straight government-run program. and i think what's important is choice and competition. i'm convinced at the end of the day, the plan will have both of those. >> some republicans who have opposed the current proposal said they'd accept those co-ops secretary sebelius just mentions. meantime, presid
president himself made to middle class america. >> if you make under $250,000, you will not see your taxes increase by a single dime. not your income taxes, not your payroll taxes, not your capital gains tax. no taxes. >> the white house hasn't commented on whether president obama's officially changed his position on the no tax increases pledge, but i'm wondering how you're absorbing this new information here. should middle class americans be asked to pay more in taxes to reduce the national deficit? this, of course, even though during the campaign, president obama promised there would be no tax hikes for the middle class. i mean what are you willing to do? 1-877-tell-hln. or e-mail us, go to cnn.com/hln, click under your views, you can text us the word views, comments and name to hlntv. standard text rates do apply, by the way. this segment all about you and your thoughts, thank you for sharing them with us. >>> detroit auto make letters report their july sales today and analysts are expecting some pretty encouraging numbers here. edmunds.com predicts they will show sales jumped more than
and how reforms could affect you, check out the special health care in america website on cnn.com. you can get the very latest by going to cnn.com/health care. >>> the first steps in drew peterson's murder trial are getting underway. the judge said he's presuming the trial won't be moved, so he had hundreds of potential jurors fill out questionnaires. peterson says he'll do whatever it takes. >> if we can't pick a fair jury, then the government's job is to find a place where we can find an impartial jury. >> so far, no trial date has been set yet. peterson, you may recall, is the former police officer who was charged with murder in the death of his third and i wife and is a suspect in the disappearance of his fourth wife. >>> search crews will try again today to find a missing georgia woman. the woman vanished tuesday night while taking a walk along a north georgia road. searchers found her cell phone last night about three miles away. her boyfriend said he was on the phone with her and she mentioned a car pull up and then he heard screams. there are indications of a struggle. >>> tonight
. the neighborhood assistance corporation of america, or the naca, as it's called, is a federal subsidy program that helps homeowners who are going through a rough time, while borrowers can get loans restructured the same day and some can cut payments in half. they had to go through budget counseling. this event is taking place at the georgia world conference center. >>> accident in the miami area. 18-wheeler took a turn too fast, crashed on its side, on the side of the freeway. a lot of emergency vehicles and fire trucks are still on the scene. you see a fire truck there and all the emergency personnel that have convened. the driver was trapped inside apparently for a while, but he has been rescued, we've learned, and he does suffer from minor injuries, apparently. >>> canada city fire crews are cleaning up a noxious chemical. they're not sure how it got out but there are no injuries reported thus far. the chemical can burn skin, eyes, the lungs. it's known as one of the most hazardous substances used in agriculture. >>> now, can you imagine being stuck for hours in a roller coaster 80 feet hi
in america, please give max baucus a big round of applause. >> reporter: in private, top presidential advisers acknowledge the fight has reached a critical stage because the opposition has gained some steam. capitalizing on anger over federal bailouts and debt at many congressional town hall meetings. >> -- the government has these powers to take over health care? >> reporter: by comparison the president's town hall here was pretty tame, though he did get one pointed question that reflected the strong opposition he's facing. >> we keep getting the bull, that's all we get is bull. you can't tell us how you're going to pay for it. the only way you're going to get that money is to raise our taxes. you said you wouldn't. >> look, you are absolutely right that i can't cover another 46 million people for free. >> reporter: but the president did not shrink from the challenge. and vowed again he will not raise taxes on the middle class to pay for the difference. >> when i was campaigning, i made a promise that i would not raise your taxes if you made $250,000 a year or less. that's what i sai
on his campaign promise of giving america a different face overseas. >> reporter: and to than point, the white house believes the president's speech in cairo had a major impact in the muslim world but they admit there's still a lot of work to be done. dan lott yaen, cnn, the white house. >>> pretty powerful stuff. did you see and hear that? well, a florida man was videotaping an incoming storm thursday when that happened, a bolt of lightning struck right next door. everyone was fine but if you can imagine, the guy taping it said it gave him a good scare. >>> we've been talking about the wild weather in and around boston but is there a chance for more severe weather today? august 1st. that's the question we go to meteorologist reynolds wolf. hi, reynolds. >> there will be a chance of severe weather donl think in boston today but one of our two big weather stories, the chance of severe weather and unseasonably warm temperatures in parts of the pacific northwest starting with the rough weather first. parts of the central plains you'll see a frontal boundary extending from kansas city s
, africa, latin america and the caribbean. listen to this, the skyrocketing world population is affecting the environment, apparently. statisticians at oregon state university said the carbon footprint of extra children is seven times higher than other unfriendly environmental practices like recycling, using high energy appliances. that led to scientists calling to save the plant by having fewer children. so when you hear that, what's the first thing that goes through your mind? we'd love to hear from you. do you think people should have to reduce the carbon footprint? call us or e-mail or tenth the word views, your comments and name to hln tv. standard text rates apply and we'd love to hear from you. thank you so much. >>> we're learning more about a mig michael jackson tribute. this is a massive undertaking involving top artists. what we know about when it's going to happen and surprisingly why it's being staged in austria. live around the world. backdrop now. austrian media reports artists could include madonna, youtube, lionel richie, whitney houston. why the hassle? jermaine says a l
smith. it should really remind you of the problems in many homes across america. how many americans keep takie i valium and other sedative long after the ache goes away? this is an extraordinary crisis in america. millions who have trouble sleeping or functioning in some way think popping a pill is the first and only solution. america is self-medicating. and there are many addicts hooked on prescription meds. michael jackson's inability to sleep should be a wake-up call to all of us. >> don't put that camera in my [ bleep ] face! get off my porch! [ bleep ]. think i'm playing with you? >> this is what happened. a florida news crew tried to ask a grandmother if her 15-year-old granddaughter was working at a strip club, and well, she went off. police say the girl and another 17-year-old girl worked there for months. they claimed to be 18 and were not dancers but worked in swimsuits and weren't topless. >>> a woman in nebraska owes her life to an online card game. she was playing the game one sleepless night when the chimney of her home collapsed on top of her. the 70-year-old woman could n
. scientists fear latin america may run out of water because of similar glacier melts in the region and leave millions of people in a desperate bind. later wars in the region may not be over territory but water. >>> imagine going to see a senator or congressman speak and see this. shouting matches are erupting in town hall meetings around the country. >>> it looks like democrats trying to sell president obama's health care bill have their work cut out for them. protesters are voicing their opposition to the plan. hundreds of people gathered here in a meeting in memphis hosted by congressman steve cohen. it wasn't long before opponents began interrupting him with complaints. hecklers have interrupted similar meetings across the country. republicans say the demonstrations are in line with polls showing a lack of support for governor-run health care. the democrats are worried that the outbursts could lead to violence. >> it harms the country. there are people who want to believe anything bad about this bill. it makes a small minority of people angrier and incites violence. >> to demonize citizen
of news gathering in america and a nod to the first amendment. we did so well there so we decided to take it where the action is. we have a brand new museum called a the museum on pennsylvania avenue. it's a -- it's a 45 word sign out front with the words of the first amendment 'em blazed there. we think it's healthy for them to read that says congress shall make no law. we're attempting to put it in neon. >> it is flashing? >> it's not a tribute to journalists. we had a blogger say i'm not going to set foot in that museum until they do an extra special to copy editors. it is not about you. it is a museum of history but a different kind that reports what happened over the last several centuries through the eyes of journalists. so you get contemporary coverage of the assassination of kennedy and arrival of the beatles and the civil war and fascinating >> exactly. what have the visitors reactions been for the first year? exciting. we see the full range of course. tremendous amount of school groups and a lot of tourists visiting washingt washingto was. we bill ourselves as the world's most i
a little healthier again and in the process deal with preserving america's wealth rather than squandering it as we're doing now in this exponential curve of medical health care costs that the public doesn't realize understandably that we provide about 50% of the health care already, some indirectly by the federal government, medicare and medicaid and, i mean, there's a gigantic component here for financial solvency for the united states. >> the money will become available on october 1st which is the beginning of the new federal fiscal year, of course. >>> and president obama is taking his health care push to conservative-leaning radio listeners today. in with b an hour he'll be talking to philadelphia radio host michael mcconish. the show will be broadcast in fact from the white house. he's generally seen as a conservative, but he did support obama last year and is an abortion rights supporter. later in the afternoon president obama will hold a conference call and an online address to help promote his health care plan. >>> congress meanwhile still on vacation but law enforcement trying to
opportunity. in children who know education's promise, and in all who can pursue their dream in an america that is more equal and more just. including myself. the kennedy name is synonymous with the democratic party. at times ted was the target of partisan campaign attacks. in the united states senate i can think of no one who engendered greater respect from both sides of the aisle. >> the third longest serving senator in u.s. history. he will be buried at arlington national cemetery in section 45, just steps for the grave sites of his brothers. we're going to be remembering ted kennedy all day. we have more reaction from world leaders, senate colleagues. we also have a commission to bring you the other news of the day. we're going to begin that right now. here's some of the other news. in florida, an appeals court is considering the state's ban on gays and lesbians adopting children. the state is appealing a miami-dade judge's 2000 ruling that the ban is unconstitutional. martin and his partner have adopted two brothers they began taking care of as foster parents in 2004. although state l
with leaders on issues impacting south america. clean energy and the economic crisis are also top priorities. all three countries have strong economic ties to the north american free trade agreement. canada and mexico says 80% of their exports to the u.s. . a militant commander in the afghanistan says the taliban is waiting for a u.s. response before deciding on the fate of a captured u.s. soldier. this is the first public comment about 23-year-old barack obama bergdahl since he was seen last month of the taliban leader made a request for a return. he wouldn't elaborate. a military spokeswoman refused to comment saying they wouldn't do anything to compromise efforts to recover him. >>> a strong earthquake shook japan earlier today. authorities say there was a 6.9 magnitude quake that jolted tokyo and surrounding areas in eastern japan. a u.s. geological logged it at 7.$1.people who felt it in tokyo said it rattled walls and furniture. so far no reports of injuries or damage. >>> people in parts of minneapolis are cleaning up after getting slammed by powerful thunderstorm. they uprooted trees
on the what. the question is the when. >> reporter: sally ride, america's first women astronaut is on a panel reviewing the future of manned space flight. she said the program to replace the shuttle called constellation is likely to be two years late, its first launch coming at the rareliest in 2017. that would mean roughly six years with no american manned space program. >> for me the biggest challenge is maintaining the capabilities that we need for the future. >> reporter: sally ride says the space shuttle program could be extended to cover part of that gap but that means more risk. programs had two deadly accidents out of 137 flights. nasa has contracts with true chance to take american astronauts to the space station. but relying on another country for space travel, especially for a number of years is politically unpopular. >> all of it has to do at some level with the sense that we are the leading nation of the world and the united states should not have to rely upon another country, especially one that we defeated in the cold war, for space access for our astronauts. >> reporter: more
disney will now own along with iron man, the fantastic 4 and captain america. join the ranks of disney characters from donald duck to hannah montana. the boards of both companies have approved the deal. marvel shareholders and lawyers have to give the okay. >>> a man's underwear drawer can tell you a lot about the economy. "the washington post" explains the men's underwear index this way. men won't buy new underwear when they have financial problems. boxers, briefs have been selling even pricier multi-pair packs are moving as well. >>> after a long chase police were able to stop an erratic driver. they could not believe who they found huddled in the car. need a lift? hey buddy, i appreciate the ride, you know. no problem. ♪ mind if i take a shortcut? yeah, sure. ♪ i knew the subaru legacy was the smart choice... what i didn't expect... was the fun. the all-new subaru legacy. feel the love. last month, this woman wasn't even able to get around inside of her own home. they chose mobility. and they chose the scooter store! if you or a loved one live with limited mobility call the scoo
ddddddddddd >>> a voice of conservative america is now silent. robert novak died today at his home at the age of 78. media analyst and host of "reliable sources" on our sister network cnn followed novak's work for many years. howard kurtz joins us live from washington. you knew him personally, did you not? >> i sure did. >> what were your impressions? >> he was a confrontational guy and he was a reporter. novak was a polarizing figure, i don't want to sugar coat that. a lot of people on the left did not like him, but he did not write a thumb sucking column. he wrote reporting and wrote his sources and took the campaign trips in an effort to write a column that actually had new information. >> were his contacts really unrivaled? i mean, he was the go-to guy, right? >> if you wanted to know what was going on in the conservative movement in america, particularly a couple decades ago when we didn't have as many openly conservative outlets as we do now, novak was the guy to read. you could find out what was going on in terms of the internal battles of the republican party. s
phones will be sold soon in other markets such as asia, europe, and latin america as well. >>> there is a little bit of neverland at the california state fair. three carnival rides that were on michael jackson's ranch are now there. every friday of the fair the first 5,000 people through the gates will get a golden ticket good for a free ride on one of the former neverland staples. today is the kickoff for that event. it runs through september 7th, if you're interested. >>> happening today, the mother of caylee anthony is in court. who the accused killer wants to testify at her murder trial and who casey anthony wants to keep off the stand as the state tries to prove that she killed her own daughter. more details after the break. )$. we're keeping a close eye on the situation where the prudential center has been evacuated. this is the tallest building in the city. local affiliates reports a power outage prompted by a water leak. the 2,000 people who work in the building had to walk downstairs in the 52-floor building to get out. some of them say it took a pretty long time
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of brotherly love and for the sight seeing home to some of america's most historic landmarks and kid-friendly museums. just some of the reasons philadelphia make for a great weekend get away. >> philadelphia is a national treasure for the entire family. there are so many kid-friendly attractions in philadelphia that you will not run out of things to do museums. there are science centers. if you want to get up close to the animals, you can do that at the philadelphia zoo. >> reporter: you can run on a hamster wheel, explore the lab runs and don't meet miss a beat at the franklin institute. >> two-story walk-through heart and represents the size of a heart of a man who is 250 feet tall. >> fun mix would history. >> the liberty bell is probably one of the most famous icons of freedom. independence hall one of the middle east beautiful colonel buildings you'll see, where the fathers adopted the declaration of independence. it is, in every sense of the word, the birthplace of america. you may have tried supplement pills to combat joint discomfort but is there a faster way to find relief?
art collection anywhere in the world. this building displays 4,000 works of art by some of america's most prominent and most beloved artists from all periods. >> reporter: but during the busy summer season, be prepared for crowds and maybe some surprises. >> what you don't expect about washington, d.c. is that it is full of modern pleasures such as cutting-edge restaurants and really exceptional people watching. >>> authorities are checking into a ransom demand involving a freighter that mysteriously vanished last month. it was sent to the finland-based company that owns the ship called the "arctic sea." contact was lost with the freightest, its cargo of timber and the 15-member russian crew. they vanished while it was in the atlantic on july 28th. french marines say the ship is likely off west africa near cape verde. finnish investigators say they aren't sure if it is for ransom or not. authorities say if the ransom is in fact legitimate, it may be from a second group of hijackers. >>> police in olympia, washington shot and killed a patient in a hospital emergency room. investigat
. this is a wonderful day for judge sotomayor and her family but i also think it's a wonderful day for america. thank you very much, everybody. >> all right. president obama a quick statement on the confirmation vote just occurring in the senate. 68-31 over the objections of many republicans who thought she was a liberal activist and would let her ethnic background dictate or at least heavily influence some of her court decisions. but that was overwhelmed by democratic support and several republicans, of course, as well, voting for confirmation of sonia sotomayor, who will be sworn in saturday morning at the u.s. supreme court, so she is in effect being elevated from the second circuit court of appeals in new york to the u.s. supreme court, the highest court in the land. >>> laura ling and euna lee. >> it's a storybook moment that could only happen in the back yard of hollywood. journalists laura lee and euna ling returning home after they were pardoned by north korea's leader kim jong-il from a 12-year sentence at hard labor. it took a visit from former president clinton to do it but the ending coul
their final respects as well. tom foreman reports. ♪ god bless america >> reporter: at a presidential library on the edge of the ocean, the people came in waves. ted kindy was bigger than life for family. to family and friends alike, he preached the gospel of the little man. >> people who struggle struggle each and every day to just get by. he lived his whole life fighting for those people. >> reporter: all day, those people, regular americans, lined up to pay their respects, to cry, to say good-bye. >> it is because of him and the work he did for us, for the immigrants, that we are here today. ♪ >> reporter: tonight, those who knew him best gathered for a private vat oral to a remarkable public life. >> ted kennedy changed the course of history as few others have. without him, there might still be a military draft. the war in vietnam might have lasted longer. there might have been delays in granting the voting rights act or in passing medicare or medicare. >> reporter: the democratic lion was famous for reaching out to his republican foes. >> it is to their credit that they so ofte
america. he was very thin. he was disheveled. he had a lot of facial hair. and then on sunday morning, the hotel staff went to go check on him because it was time for him to check out. that's when they made the grisly discovery. >> i seen him once. he had sunglasses on, baseball cap, he had stubble on his face and his hair looked a little bit darker. and he looked a lot slender, too, from the stress and everything. he nodded at me and then he just went for his walk. i don't know where he could have went. then he came back and went into his room. i haven't seen him since friday. he was supposed to check out today. so i went and checked around 12:00. knocked on the door and said, oh, excuse me. i opened the door and there he was, hanging there, deceased. >> so now, of course, everybody is wondering who this mystery woman is. we do have a description for you. she's between 20 and 25 years old. she's very pretty. she has blond hair, stands about 5'10" and is driving a silver pt cruiser with alberta license plates. we do know that ryan jenkins is from alberta. again, we don't know anything
of the president also there. they're singing "america." the president and his family will return to washington after their speech today. a big nice, solid group of people there. >>> starting today, doctors at va hospitals will start offering routine hiv tests to veterans who get medical care. under this new policy, the vets would have to verbally consent to the tests instead of just signing a consent form. they also decline. va hopes the new process will edge coura encourage more people to get tested. >>> police found a 20-year-old suspect and the alleged weapon yesterday in the attack of milwaukee's mayor. the suspect got into a fight with his daughter's grandmother saturday night. mayor tom barrett heard her creaming for help as he left the state fair. he began calling 911. that's when the man allegedly turned on him and started hitting him with a pipe. doctors are evaluating barrett today to see if he'll need to stay another night in the hospital. >> tom is in stable condition. i've talked to him personally. he's still got his good sense of humor. he is -- he's a great brother and he's in g
's south america, u.s. way up here. i know it's long and far out there, but our first real organized area of cloud cover that could be slow to develop, but it is moving from east to west. that's the cape verde islands right there in the central part of the atlantic. you remember the old hurricane andrew, chuck? >> south florida, right? >> the "a" storm, the first storm of the year, it didn't happen until august. just because we didn't have a storm yet, doesn't mean mother nature is not winding up fwr a big one. >> well said. chad myers, thanks. >>> some passengers on a cont nentdal flight over the caribbean yesterday thought they were going to die. 26 people were onboard and hurt when the flight from reoodetia nero to houston took violently and took a plunge. people thrown against the ceilings and walls. it shook out the wires and oxygen masks. many said they were terrified. >> i felt like the airplane was going to crash. i felt like we were going to die. the first thing i thought about were our friends. >> it was very suddenly very tough and very fast. you know, it's like we hit the wall
can get valuable advice from america's money coach, and the cost is nothing. >>> another $2 billion going for cash for clunkers, but not everybody is seeing extra cash in their pockets. how the clunkers are being turned into total junkers. <<< >>> signs of an upbeat economy. the president is talking dollars and cents after some good news from the labor department. what is drop in unemployment and fewer layoffs could mean for you and the country as a whole. >>> the debate over health care appears to be raising blood pressures nationwide, but seriously pushing, shoving. we'll share your views on this disturbing trend. >>> and the '80s wouldn't have been the same without him. what we're learning about the sudden death of director/writer john hughes. hln "news and views" on this friday. i'm richelle carey. >>> the president is pointing to a new employment report as a sign the economy is on the right track. he spoke in the rose garden today. >> today we're pointed in the right direction. we're losing jobs at less than half the rate we were when i took office. we've pulled the financia
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